David Kreizinger is a Senior Finance and Accounting Professional with over twenty years of experience and a proven expertise across a variety of business segments including but not limited to, hotels, restaurants, technology, and manufacturing. He most recently served as interim Vice President of Finance for The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, a 1,200-unit global restaurant operator based in Los Angeles, California with annual sales exceeding $350 million. David was responsible for the company’s treasury department and managing/forecasting the company’s cash position during a critical transitional period when the company was sold.
Prior to Coffee Bean, David served as Vice President of Hotel Accounting at Evolution Hospitality, a Southern California hotel management company. He was directly responsible for a portfolio of managed hotels with revenues in excess of $500 million and a team of over 4,000 associates. David was responsible for all aspects of hotel accounting including cash forecasting, financial reporting, treasury, AP, AR, compliance, annual audits, fixed assets, and payroll.
David’s formative years include a variety of finance leadership positions in hospitality. These include: CFO for The Johnny Rockets Group, a 330-unit global restaurant company, where he guided the company through record growth and its eventual sale, VP of Finance at Sunstone Hotel Properties, a $500 million hotel management company, interim CFO for The Bruery, a private-equity owned craft brewer, and Corporate Controller for Edwards Theatres Circuit, a $350 million movie theater chain.
David began his career with Ernst & Young in Orange County, California where he earned his CPA after obtaining his BA in Business Economics from University of California, Santa Barbara.